3L – Meet and Greet with Taylor McCaffrey LLP @ Zoom
Oct 21 @ 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM
CARL Robson Hall presents: Guest speaker Dr. Shauna Labman @ Zoom
Oct 22 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers Robson Hall chapter presents guest speaker Dr. Shauna Labman, Associate Professor at the University of Winnipeg’s Global College on October 22 at 12-2pm.

Dr. Labman was previously a professor at Robson Hall, and is a legal scholar who primarily studies refugee law, resettlement, and private refugee sponsorship. Currently she is an Associate Professor at the University of Winnipeg’s Global College. Dr. Labman recently released a book titled “Stranger to Neighbors: Refugee Sponsorship in Context“. It will be a great discussion on current refugee issues and policies. The zoom link to this event will be posted on the “CARL Robson Hall” Facebook page, so be sure to join to get access.

CEC & Robson Hall Debate Society present: “Mooting 101” @ Zoom
Oct 28 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Clinical Experience Committee (CEC) and the Robson Hall Debate Society present “Mooting 101”. This online event will feature a panel discussion about effective mooting strategies with two experienced mooters.

Contact harmsa34@myumanitoba for the login information.

Robson Hall Negotiations Competition, Sponsored by Fillmore Riley @ Online
Oct 29 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Robson Hall Negotiations Competition, Sponsored by Fillmore Riley.

3L students will compete in a competition in two sections at 6pm and 7:30pm.

Many thanks to the Fillmore Riley lawyers who are playing the role of our judges, and thanks to the firm for sponsoring this annual competition!

MHR Program presents: A Screening of The Nightcrawlers @ Crowdcast
Oct 30 @ 9:15 AM – 11:00 AM

The University of Manitoba’s Master of Human Rights Program presents a screening and panel discussion of the Emmy Award-winning documentary short, THE NIGHTCRAWLERS.

An unflinching exposé of Filipino President Duterte’s war on drugs, The Nightcrawlers follows a group of photojournalists determined to document the ongoing crisis.

A 09:15am Winnipeg / 14:15pm UK screening will be followed by a 10:00am Winnipeg / 15:00pm UK panel discussion with multi-award winning Filipino photojournalist Raffy Lerma, and Dr. Rick Lines, Associate Professor of Criminology and Human Rights in the School of Law at Swansea University. The event will be moderated by Dr. Kjell Anderson, Assistant Professor of Law and Director of the Masters of Human Rights Law Program at the University of Manitoba.

Please email for a free link to watch the film if you are unable to attend the screening. 

For more about the film, please visit:

Please register for the screening and panel discussion at

The CDO Presents – Resume and Cover Letter Workshop – @ Zoom
Nov 2 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Robson Hall Law Symposium hosts a Second Member Meeting @ ZOOM
Nov 3 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Robson Hall Law Symposium is hosting its Second Member Meeting on Tuesday, November 3 at 12pm via Zoom. To RSVP, please contact Suraj Lakhi at


DeLloyd J. Guth Lecture on Legal History: Dr. Nicole O’Byrne @ Online
Nov 5 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Dr. Nicole O’Byrne is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick, and is this year’s guest lecturer for the DeLloyd J. Guth annual Lecture on Legal History.

Her research focuses on the history of Canadian federalism, public policy history and non-constitutionalized intergovernmental agreements, including the British North America Act, 1930 (the Natural Resources Transfer Agreements) and Medicare. She has published articles about various aspects of Métis history and is currently writing a book on the history of Métis-state relations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba (1870-1970).
Please see her full biographical information here.

More details about the lecture are forthcoming.

UM Law Alumni Virtual Homecoming 2020 @ Zoom
Nov 5 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
UM Law Alumni Virtual Homecoming 2020 @ Zoom


UM Law is hosting Homecoming 2020: A Virtual Celebration featuring John Irvine and Jack London on Thursday, November 5th at 5:00 p.m. via Zoom.

This marks the 50th year that Professor Irvine has taught at the Faculty. To celebrate, he is preparing a special Torts lecture to test his former students’ memories.

As well, former Dean Jack London, C.M., Q.C., LL.M.  has published his memoir, Serendipity: My path through life and law, and will engage in lively discussion with Acting Dean David Asper, Q.C. about life and times at Robson Hall, legal ethics and practicing law in Winnipeg.

This event is by invitation to UM Faculty of Law Alumni. Please RSVP to to obtain the Zoom meeting information. If you are a UM Law alumni, but didn’t receive an email invitation, we are sorry for missing you! Please help us remedy any omission by contacting the Dean’s office as above.

CARL Robson Hall Presents: Guest Speaker Dr. Amar Khoday on Refugee Law @ Zoom
Nov 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
CARL Robson Hall Presents: Guest Speaker Dr. Amar Khoday on Refugee Law
November 18, from 12-1pm
Dr. Khoday is a Professor at Robson Hall, teaching Criminal Law and Procedure, Immigration and Citizenship Law, and Refugee Law. He has done extensive research in criminal law and procedure, refugee law, public international law, and law and popular culture. We are excited to hear Dr. Khoday speak about themes in his Refugee Law class, and how they fit into the broader legal system.
The zoom link to the event will be distributed on our CARL Robson Hall facebook page. Be sure to join to get access!